Archive for 'Remembering Friends'

Bill Ashby: Tag Eckles

Posted on06. Sep, 2009 by .

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As some of you know Tag Eckles class of 69′, passed away July 26th 2009. Robin asked me to write a little for those of you still left upright! Tag and I grew up in the same neighborhood of Los Altos together, although he was 2yrs older than myself which now is a ripe 57yrs. […]

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Dave Taylor: Tony Granatowski

Posted on16. Sep, 2004 by .

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Dear PHS, Tony Granatowski was one of my best friends for a decade, yet I never met him in real life. He was one of the early players at a place called the Internet Gaming Zone, now known as www.zone.com. The IGZ pre-dated Windows 95 and browsers and the world wide web. It was a […]

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The Oregonian: Anthony John Granatowski

Posted on02. Feb, 2004 by .

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02/02/04 The Oregonian (w/ edits by Robin Bee and Claire Von Derau) A Memorial Mass was held on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake Oswego, Oregon, for Anthony John Granatowski, who died suddenly of Cancer on Jan. 24 at age 50. Tony was born Sept. 17, 1953, […]

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My Step-Dad Tony Granatowski

Posted on24. Jan, 2004 by .

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To say that Tony Granatowski was one of the most wonderful humans to walk this earth does not do him justice; he is deserving of so much more. I am the stepdaughter of Tony and I grieve every single day. Tony was compassionate, caring, hard-working and self-sacrificing. The world is missing a wonderful man. I […]

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Alan Strain: Laurie Friedman

Posted on26. Aug, 2003 by .

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Dear Pacific High School folks; As you may have heard, Alan Strain passed away peacefully on August 26th at home in Santa Cruz, with all his family around him. He had suffered a few strokes in the last few years compounded by congestive heart failure, and as sad as we are to say goodbye, we […]

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Dean Farwood: Remembering David Berger

Posted on15. Jun, 1999 by .

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The Bay Street entrance to the University of California at Santa Cruz ascended past preserved rock ruins of buildings which I didn’t have time to investigate. I was on my way to David’s father’s home for David’s memorial. Things didn’t seem right, it didn’t look like a university. Warehouse-sized barns with corrugated roofs stood off […]

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David Lewis Berger

Posted on30. May, 1999 by .

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October 30, 1949 — May 18, 1999 David Lewis Berger died at San Francisco General Hospital after a brief illness. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, David lived there until he was 15, and attended the Foote School. During those years his theatrical flair and beautiful boy soprano voice led to his active participation in local […]

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Jan Gilbrecht: Mark Efross

Posted on16. Jun, 1991 by .

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In Memoriam Mark Efross 1953 – 1991 Mark Efross was a central figure from Pacific High School’s middle to late years, first as a student and later a staff member. He was a man of humor, warmth and great individual style. He loved music, movies, read widely and always had the juiciest gossip. He was […]

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Steve Katona: Elspeth Katona

Posted on16. Apr, 1990 by .

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For those who don’t know, Elspeth died a tragic death on April 16, 1990, just months short of her 21st birthday. She was a complex, talented young woman, driven to success, never quite satisfied with her achievments. She graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in Poughkipsee, N.Y. in 1989 and was working as an […]

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